March 17, 2021 |
Argentine Economy Minister Martín Guzmán said he is seeking to reach a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a new lending program in May, but warned that the negotiations could take longer.
"May is acceptable, but it doesn't mean that May has to be the date," he said in an interview broadcast on the website of Argentine newspaper La Nación on Monday.
The comments come before Guzmán is due to travel to Washington DC for talks on March 23 and 24 with IMF managing director Kristalina
Economy minister seeks a "reasonable" agreement but warns it could take longer